Workshop: Buddhism and Social Change
The Dharma Drum Vancouver Centre’s “Buddhism and Social Change” workshop proposes to address areas of dialogue between Buddhist practice and the complex social and environmental crises and transitions we currently face. Speakers will address specific questions related to their research. […]
Buddhism & Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges
The Politics and Pathways of Return: June 28-29
University of Toronto: New Online Certificate in Buddhist Studies Program
  New Online Certificate Program The Institute of Buddhist Studies announces a new educational program — a Certificate in Buddhist Studies. This low-residency graduate program may be completed on-site in Berkeley or fully online. The program is intended to introduce students both […]
Mingyur Rinpoche: In Love With the World; Dying Everyday
Lecture: "Carrying a Basket of Gold," A Historical Reflection on Buddhist Concepts and Ethics in Bhutan with Dagmar Schwerk
Lecture: Khenpo Chöying Dorjee on Emptiness: "How to Milk a Painted Cow"



Supported by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, our mandate is to foster understanding of modern and contemporary Buddhist forms, and how they are involved in spiritual, social, economic, and political life around the world.

The Program sponsors teaching about Buddhism at UBC, brings in a variety of speakers as part of The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation distinguished speaker series, and hosts an annual conference. As part of its community outreach, the program connects with local Buddhist communities, sharing information and hosting an event blog for the Vancouver and Lower Mainland areas.